50 hour Yoga Teacher Training in India
50 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India

50 hour Yoga Teacher Training in Rishikesh

Guru Yogpeeth - Rishikesh, offers residential and affordable 50-hour yoga teacher training in India. This course is suitable for people who want an in-depth understanding of yoga and wish to become qualified and licensed yoga teachers. The 50-hour YTT is ideal for yoga practitioners at beginner levels. Sometimes yoga practitioners lack the time to cover all aspects of the course. Keeping this in mind, Guru Yogpeeth has offered a preference to yoga practitioners. The regular 200-hour course is divided into four phases, each lasting one week.

After completing the first week of the 50-hour YTT, one can choose to advance forward and sign up for the second week and choose from any one of the other phases of our 200-hour YTT, as per their convenience.

Individuals who do or do not have prior knowledge and experience of yoga will benefit from this productive and residential yoga instructor course. The 50-hour YTT course offers a basic understanding of yoga philosophy, anatomy, and physiology. Upon completion of all four weeks and having successfully passed all the final assessments that take place during phase four of the 50-hour yoga teacher training course in Rishikesh, India, students will receive an international certificate: RYT 200, Yoga Alliance, USA. It is with great pleasure that Guru Yogpeeth welcomes you to its abode and offers you the chance to become a certified yoga instructor in Rishikesh, India.

Course Name 50 hour Yoga TTC
Level Beginner
Yoga Style Hatha
Duration One Week
Module Residential with Meals
Language of Instruction English/Hindi
Venue Guru Yogpeeth
Location Rishikesh, India


  • Daily yoga, meditation and philosophy classes
  • Learn how to create flows for a variety of yoga styles
  • Enjoy the organic and vegan meals according to the Ayurvedic principles
  • Gain deeper understanding on various yoga styles
  • Weekly health checks with Ayurvedic doctors

Course Date & Fee Structure - 2023

  • 03 Sep 2023 - 09 Sep 2023(Part-1)
  • 10 Sep 2023 - 16 Sep 2023(Part-2)
  • 17 Sep 2023 - 23 Sep 2023(Part-3)
  • 24 Sep 2023 - 30 Sep 2023(Part-4)
  • 01 Oct 2023 - 06 Oct 2023(Part-1)
  • 07 Oct 2023 - 13 Oct 2023(Part-2)
  • 14 Oct 2023 - 20 Oct 2023(Part-3)
  • 21 Oct 2023 - 27 Oct 2023(Part-4)
$ 170 USD

Course Schedule & Syllabus:

Time Activity
05:30 am Wake Up
06:00 am Herbal Tea
06:15 am Nasal Cleansing
06:30 am Mantra Chanting & Pranayama
07:30 am Yoga Asana
09:00 am Breakfast
11:00 am Yoga Philosophy
12:00 pm Yoga Anatomy
01:30 pm Lunch
02:30 pm Self study / Assignment
03:30 pm Alignment and Adjustment
05:00 pm Yoga Asana
06:30 pm Meditation
07:30 pm Dinner
08:00 pm Lights Out
  • Beginning of yoga
  • What is yoga?
  • Practice & guidelines
  • Patterns of a yoga class
  • Jalneti (nasal purifying with water)
  • Sutra neti (nasal purifying with water)
  • Shankprakshanlana (purifying of the git)
  • Nauli (abdominal breathing)
  • Trataka (concentrated gazing)
  • Ganesh mantra
  • Gayatri mantra
  • Shanti mantra
  • Guru mantra
  • Aum mantra
  • Kapala-bhati (frontal brain cleansing
  • Nadi-sodhanam (psychic network purification)
  • Bhastrika (bellows breath)
  • Ujjayi (the psychic breath)
  • Sheetatli (cooling breath)
  • Sheetkari (hissing breath)
  • Bhramari (humming bee breath)
  • Surya-bheda (vitality stimulating breath)
  • Bhairava mudra
  • Chin mudra
  • Hridaya mudra
  • Jnan mudra
  • Vishnu mudra
  • Jalandhar bandha (chin lock)
  • Mahabandha
  • Mulabandha (root lock)
  • Uddiyanabandha (abdominal lock)
  • Meditative positions: Sukhasana, sidhasana, padamasana, vajrasana
  • Dynamic positions: Pawanmuktasana series, marjariasana, vyaghrasana, suryanamaskar, chandranamaskar
  • Standing positions: Tadasana, utkatasana, trikonasana, parshwakonasana, veerbhadrasana
  • Balancing positions: Vrikshasana, bakdhyanasana, natrajasana, mayurasana
  • Inverted positions: Sirsasana, pinchamayurasana, halasana, sarvangasana
  • Twisting positions: Merubakrasana, ardhamatsyendrasana
  • Back-bend positions: Shalabhasana, dhanurasana, ushtrasana, kandhrasana, chakrasana, rajkapotasana
  • Forward-bend positions: Janusirasana, paschimotanasana, padprasarpaschimotanasana
  • Relaxation positions: Balasana, makarasana, savasana

You have learnt a lot about anatomy & physiology of your body and this going to help you understand yoga for sure! Get better idea of protective and stable alignment in yoga exercises. Get more mysterious knowledge of physiology to polish and compound your yoga practice. This Course will include human digestive & skeleton system, respiratory, cardiovascular, muscular system and anatomical idea of the body. In this section, Major joints of the body and anatomical words for body movement will be discussed.

Basic Philosophy will be covered through this session along with yoga concepts and its history. Including modern research perceptions, numerous traditional philosophies and their take on yoga will be discussed. This course will focus on the substance of this wholistic aliveness that can be incorporated into a modern lifestyle.

  • Patanjali’s eight limbs of yoga
  • Hatha yoga pradipika
  • Bhagwat Gita philosophy
  • Yoga sutras of Patanjali
  • Panchkoshas
  • Mudras and chakras
  • Proficiencies of Yoga Teaching
  • Methods of Adjustment and alignment
  • Primary Class Plan
  • Guidelines for Students & Teacher

A weekly Excursion can be expected from 'Yoga School in India' that adds activities like white river rafting, temple treks, trekking, Ganga Aarti, meditation by the river, inheritance trips to Beatle ashram and beautiful waterfalls (Patna and Neer), and river beach outings.